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. and learn how technology is changing the world of forecasting. an) 3 days of walkig to give a breast cancer survivor a lifetime-- that's definitely a fair trade. it was such a beautiful experience. (jessica lee) ♪ and it's beautiful (woman) why walk 60 miles in the boldest breast cancer event in history? because your efforts help komen serve millions of women and men facing breast cancer every year. visit the3day.org to register or to request more information today. it was 3 days of pure joy. ♪ and it's beautiful >>> san francisco bay area is highly vulnerable to natural hazards like earthquakes, wildfires and severe weather. so we have created one place for you to find all the resources and tips you need to be prepared. visit abc7news.com/prepare norcal and learn how you can keep you and your family safe. >> climate changes seems to have come upon us so suddenly, even though they were telling us 30 years and 40 years ago we could expect the weather conditions we have seen globally in the last five to ten years. it was five years ago because what human beings were putting in the atmosph
, the technology apple could be working on to protect your hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! ♪ wow. [ buzz ] delicious, right? yeah. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... ♪ well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? bee happy. bee healthy. with clusters of flakes and o's. oh, ho ho... it's the honey sweetness. i...i mean, you...love. >> don't you hate it when you drop your iphone and it breaks in apple has new filed a patent to protect accidents like that. the technology mimics the way cats protect themselves in a fall and detects the falling motion and shifts the weight so it falls on the side that will cause the least damage. this is just one of many patents the cupertino-based company owns. it is unclear whether it will make it to new iphones. but for clumsy people like me, i am waiting. >> we will look at the radar across the entire state. fur are traveling around on this friday, no weather worries. it is breezy. you will need to watch for that but as far as precipitation in the form of liquid
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hour is going with bike as loud on board. let's check back in via cell 7 technology to see hout commute is going. where are you now? >> you know the folks here in oakland are pretty good spirited about it. the folks with the bicycles pretty much stayed to the least crowded cars. a couple folks had been holding bicycles. and some sent sed they'd be bringing their bicycles tomorrow you can bring bikes on any cars except the first three and you can answer a vur vai online to tell bart what you think about the idea. >> thank you so much. the city plans to meet the nfl financial demands in hopes to lure the super bowl to the bay area. santa clara has agreed to give up millions in revenues including waving a 10% charge for tickets. this could total $6 million ask a 35 cent surcharge. the city agreed to get rid of a 9.5 totel tax for teams and officials. the city expects to make money back. >>> coming up at 6:00 the first funds to build california high speed rail are proved how close the project is to getting started and the steigerwaldering amount of interest you'll be paying on it. also figh
us, to be honest with you. >> reporter: if you think using hands free technology is safer, think twice. researchers have proof that even hands free car calls are just as distracting as holding on to that cell phone. here's your brain with no distractions turning right. the orange area representing active any the part of the brain that controls vision and alertness. but turning left against traffic requires substantially more concentration. and your brain nearly short circuits trying to talk, drive and make smart decisions at the same time. the energy used to process vision is instead diverted to an area that's processing the conversation. which could explain why this man on his scooter is nearly hit by this woman talking on her cell phone while turning left. miss it? here it is again. >> you really looked at that stop sign, you really looked at that pedestrian. but you didn't see him. it didn't register, because you're on the phone. >> reporter: but there are ways to drive safer. first, set up car rules so your kids know what to expect. if they drop something, make sure they know
breakthrough in the fight against cancer, the results that have stunned the medical world. >> new technology that lets you check out at the store using just your iphone. where in the bay area you wil >> santa clara, san francisco, east bay, and all the bay area. this is abc7 news. >> what could be a major breakthrough in the fight against cancer, a leukemia treatment is showing promising results in a handful of patient. a patient is set to be cancer free after eight days of treatment. our medical editor explains this. >> using a patient's own immune system to fight cancer, look at this animation. they had five patients with untreatable cancer. they use advisor russ -- a virus to turn the cells into cancer fighters and they destroyed the cancer cells. >> the doctor says all the patients went into remission but emphasizing the treatment is still in experimental stages. the study appears in the journal of science translational medicine. >> a respected pediatrician group has come out in favor of same-sex marriage and the positive effects on children. the american academy of pediatrics says that
to read letters or other paper corresponds they have to get a warrant but in this age of technology you don't have the same protections. if your e mail has been opened or more than six months old law enforcement can read them. >> in cases the law is confusing and has permitted the government to search your e mails. >> investigators look at e mails, that is not always the case. e mail privacy became a debate after the cia director general petraeus resigned or an extramarital affair. privacy experts asked what protections do ordinary people have? >> no warrant no. records. >> state senator leno wants to define the line in california. electronic communications should nobody different. they're all private. >> all we're seeing is that we'll make the case there is a reasonable cause to believe illegal activity is ongoing. >> this could require agents get a warrant before asking service providers to hand over e mails. companies would then have to tell you they d some require a warrant but not all. this won't apply. in the past law enforcement had concerns for profits slowing down investigation
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want, having fun and enjoying the people you love. based on the same technology nasa's been studying for over 20 years to promote cell growth and healing in space, newsweek magazine hails, light therapy "can boost the body's own natural healing process." cbs news in los angeles reports, "navy seals use light therapy in the field daily..." light relief uses medical grade light emitting diodes or leds to create a safe powerful stream of warm therapeutic healing light that penetrates deep, opening capillaries, increasing circulation, relieving pain where you need it, when you need it. imagine pain relief without messy creams and gels, prescriptions, pills, injections or refills. and the only side effect is how good light relief makes you feel. it's great for back pain, arthritis, tension headaches, bursitis, tennis elbow, hip and joint pain, muscle strains and spasms, stiffness and tendonitis. it can even help relieve stubborn chronic pain. just imagine what it can do for everyday aches and pains.
what we do online with off line so. marketers are able to take technology and data and be able to make it an offer to me while i'm surfing the web based on something i fwhougt a store. >> investigations into the practition 'tises are being set up in sites that are expected to intensify this, could be a game changer, finally a smart phone plan that is either prepaid nor a two year contract. t-mobile rolled out a plan where the cost is separated from the service. now this hatters because consumers will be bill forward their phone but after paid off, the monthly charge drops. and consumers pay less, in traditional contracts the phone and phone service are wrapped together under a single fee. >> nice change autos it is. >> and back to work. it's cool, cloudy out there. >> we're going to see more cloud cover and possibility of rain. a stiff breeze and it's been a chilly afternoon. cloud cover out there. rain drops may in the be far behind. i'll show you what it looks like. some moisture well off the coastline is not going reach the bay area. rile rite now only moisture reaching the ground i
back with jonathan bloom. >> he's coming to us live with cell 7 technology. how many problems have you seen a come dating bicycles during rush hour. >> so far we haven't seen any problems on bart. folks said they had not remembered this was the week but a lot of folks were glad it's going on and eager to show bicyclists can be respectful to other people riding bart. they want this policy to become permanent. one person in charge is steve gerl raldo this, is a second test you're going y did you feel it's necessary to do? >> so our first test was in summer months. in august. we wantedded to do a prime time test. >> you guys did a survey following a first test. what did that find? >> people were good with the first tests. 90% responded no problems. we're asking for no bikes on first three cars of the trains. that is in response to the first test. >> what have you been finding during this day? >> no major problems today. we're getting a good response and we're asking folks to go to bart.gov/bikes and let us know their experience today. >> thank you very much. this will be going on again an
, if the right equipment was in place. he says the u.s. needs new outer space telescopes with infrared technology to track meteors because right now there's not much we can do. >> if you detected even a small one, like the one that they did in russia, headed for new york city in three weeks, what would we do? >> the answer to you is if it's coming in three weeks, pray. >> reporter: now, that meteor was only 55 feet long. experts say the chances of a major catastrophe from that is slim but are very real now. there are roughly 10,000 small meteors floating around within range of earth, all of those capable of destroying a major u.s. city. john and diana. >> whoa. scary stuff. all right. devin dwyer in washington for is this morning, thank you. >>> the mayor of kansas city, missouri, must have felt like he had been hit by a meteor as he delivered the state of the city address. a man suddenly rushed the stage, shoves the mayor aside, grabs the microphone, and he managed to shout a bunch of obscenities before the police tackled him and escorted him out. >>> and in ukraine lawmakers went after each oth
growers say they'll get plenty of warning autos we have a lot of technology available to us. >> wenldy cohen is the director. >> there is more about monitoring and being aware. so many of us have weather stations that are set up on reports that will call us and alert us. >> we're back live here these folks are enjoying their afternoon here. about the frost they put in fans to use if there is a frost condition that is done purposely. they want fans available in case they zront enough water to turn on sprinklers. in the meantime, there is as masive replant goinging on here. we'll tell you more about that at 6:00. >> well, spencer wants to you bring back samples. >> yes. >> in addition he is the house sommelier. >> what's happening with weather? >> bud break doesn't mean having a beer at lunchtime. the second day of spring looking like second day of spring. cloud-free skies we do, however have a wind advisory in effect beginning tomorrow morning at 7:00 continuing until tomorrow evening. tomorrow morning at 8:00 i should say continuing into 7:00 for the counties of sacramento and san joaq
to sell a dutch sib sid yairy to amazon. the subsidiary makes e reader display technology. the market has been shrinking as more people turn to tablets. have a wonderful weekend. >> the devil's slide tunnels are finally opening and businesses are celebrating in a big way. there is a are businesses expecting a boom because of the access to the coast. it has not forgetten it's did he havit's slide past. the sign of the devil, 666 which is in no way connected with... >> larry beil sth. >> sandhya patel. >> let's take weather. >> it's beautiful. we're going to keep it coming up. >> wonderful. >> no. no. >> in way contacted to is what i wanted to say. >> all right. right now, what this looks like, skies are clear, doesn't look like we're going to be getting rain. looking towards downtown and all we have is blue skies. temperatures 59 in san francisco. check out the view towards ocean beach here. hazy, but it's breezy in parts of the bay area. livermore is 68 so mild. sheer look at what is coming up. clear, cool overnight. sunny mild for weekend. rain chances pushed back. high pressure is over
yadz and modern technology so it's an exciting time. >> 2012 brought a record crush. that means the pattern holds this year, the harvest might be smaller but, of course, what counts in this business is the quality, not the quantity. in st. helena, laura anthony, "abc 7 news." >> a familiar and legendary work of art that has come to define san francisco's palace hotel is no more. the huge pied piper painting that has been there more more than a century is going to be sold at auction. sheraton which owns the palace it's not practical to have the iconic work displayed in such a public area. the hotel hopes the auction will bring in $3 million and $5 million. >> burning the midnight oil the senate passes it's first budget in four years. why the plan will likely bring more debate this summer in more debate this summer in washington. [ male announcer ] citibank's app for ipad makes it easy for anne to manage her finances when she's on the go. even when she's not going anywhere. citibank for ipad. easier banking. standard at citibank. to deposit checks from anywhere. [ wind howling ] e
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to us live via cell 7 technology. how are you doing jonathan? >> here in the bart station the hours have just begun as of a couple minutes ago. before 4:30 and 6:30 p.m. is the most-crowded time f you look behind me, you can see you'll probably watch bicycles walking through because during this week, monday through friday this is a test of bicycles on part in all trains during all hours including the commute. they're not allowed to bring bikes on the escalator. you can see people were quickly trying to take advantage that has been publicized by bart. the rule is that you can bring bikes on trains but not a car overly crowded. bart is asking people to use common sense to determine which cars are too crowded. they say if jam packed in there, you shouldn't be bringing a bike on that car. it's a five-day test. bart doing a survey to think what the public thinks about this. we'll ride along to see how bart go wtz bicycle autos thank you. >> hope francis is getting ready for his inaugural mass tomorrow but in the morning he tested his diplomatic skills met with the president of argentina. the
of the new toll-taking technology. >> police are sending for former high school level baseball coach who is wanted on an arrest war rapt in contra costa county. the 52-year-old joel kaufman is wanted for molesting a teenage boy and secretly filming another boy in a bathroom. some of the charges date back eight years and the sheriff deputies says there could be other victims. he is the coach of a travel baseball team based in san jose. three coached at palo alto high and in oakland. abc7 news reporter, wyoming, will have -- amy hollyfield, wil have more. >> three high performing schools will be closed after a school board revoked the chatter of american indian model schools. the district says they failed to address numerous violations that. brothered an initial investigation back in 2011. the founder is accused of improperly using millions in school funds. the board wants the charter revoked in june. the american indian charter schools can appeal the decision to the board education and the state board of education. >> a vigil is planned for high school student hit and killed by a passing
of taking advantage to up date to modern technology. it's an exciting time. >> the last year 2012 brought a record crush. that means if the pattern holds this year, the harvest might be smaller but of course what counts in this business is the quality, not the quantity. in st. helena, laura anthony, abc7 news. >> check out what you will see as you ride the escalator to the bottom level at macy's in union square. it's a giant elephant and it's part of the annual flower show. something else special, there are several watercolors for sale. they depict flowers from golden gate park aids memorial grove. money from the sale of the paintings will be donated to the grove. the flower sale continues until april 7th. >>> a familiar and legendary work of art that has come to define san francisco's palace hotel is no more. max feel's huge pied piper painting that has graced the bar for more than a century has been taken down and it will be sold at auction in a couple months. sheridan, who now owns the palace, say it's not practice to have the iconic work displayed in such a public area. the hotel hope
. it is offering the technology to other developers for indoor map ping. >> google's new glasses are not on sale to the public yet but one state is trying to ban them behind the wheel. west virginia lawmakers are considering banning any wear average computer with head mounted display. they displace information in a smartphone like format and you can interact using voice commands. this is the lt. governor getting a demonstration. a west virginia lawmakers likes the glasses but says the state has worked hard on a no texting and driving law. >> the crackdown begins next week on texting and using your phone. you have been warned. >> we have our sunglasses. do we need them? >> not the whole day. poor visibility in parts of the north bay and live doppler 7 hd not picking up rain drops today, but tomorrow possibly a few sprinkles and wins, just in the north bay but most of you see nothing and a few extra clouds with some sun. we look outside, you can see a little bit of high level clouds and the numbers have dropped in the north bay, at 39 in napa but 50 in hayward, with 42 in los gatos. this shot, dow
. that might be the most scary. >> speaking of technology. we told you that john muller joined twitter. >> i did. in less than 24 hours i have 449 followers. pretty cool. if you want to follow me i'm @johnmullertv. i will tweet again. >> he will tweet again. >> i'm slowly getting up to speed. >> some one said the competition between you and i begins. who will get more followers? >> give me a few weeks. >> we'll be right back. followers? >> give me a few weeks. >> we'll be right back. but it doesn't cover everything. only about 80% of your part b medical expenses. the rest is up to you. so consider an aarp medicare supplement insurance plan, insured by unitedhealthcare insurance company. like all standardized medicare supplement plans they pick up some of what medicare doesn't pay. and save you up to thousands of dollars in out-of-pocket costs. call today to request a free decision guide to help you better understand what medicare is all about. and which aarp medicare supplement plan works best for you. with these types of plans, you'll be able to visit any doctor or hospital that
cut even more jobs. but the cuts could be offset by hsbc's push into new areas of technology such as mobile banking. >>> listen to this one -- a pro football player is a free agent because of a contract glitch. it was his agent who wound up getting sacked because of this. the nfl player's $30 million contract with the denver broncos arrived six minutes late. the fax machine was too slow. but two other pro teams are now interested in him. he has fired his agent. millions of dollars at stake. the fax machine blows the deal. >> one thing he did right, fire his agent. >> yeah, wow. >>> a stunning sky scape this weekend in central minnesota. take a look at this. that is an aurora borealis, northern lights as it is called. >> beautiful. >> awesome. >> people travel from hundreds of miles away to take a look at the spectacular light show put on by mother nature. triggered by a strong solar flare that enters the earth's magnetic field and did that last week. >> i would like to see that someday. >> if you are a film crew. go up there, set up your camera. you have a beautiful shot for,
. a lot of people want to blame technology. you're like, wait, not so fast here. >> we keep hearing about this case, that it was a social media case where there was evidence. in the end, this social media led to catching these people. it was about accountability. so, when people say, social media, this shows you need to be careful, yeah. but probably the biggest lesson is you need to behave in a particular way. if you do not, you can be held accountable. >> thank you, dan. >>> and a special "20/20" on the steubenville case is this friday. josh? >>> we're going to turn now to the vatican, where pope francis will be officially inaugurated tomorrow. as the new pontiff. leaders around the world will gather there. remarkable moments here as you see here this past weekend. the pope plunged into the crowds to greet well-wishers. ron claiborne joins us with the latest. good morning, ron. >> reporter: good morning to you, josh. we're seeing again why this pope has become so popular in a matter of days. he's doing things that popes in the past didn't do. today, he's meeting with one world leader he
that it would help maximize safety and efficient use of the bridge's new toll taking technology when it goes to all electronic tolls next wednesday. we going to keep reminding you, as will sue. >> good morning, we have another toll plaza to look at, the bay bridge, where it is not moving at all, bumper to bumper, with an early accident on the incline with things continued to the macarthur maze. southbound 101 at mouth san pedro, reports of an accident with traffic picking up off on the shoulder. we have very slow traffic in san jose and it is 17 in the northbound direction because of an early accident. >> seeing sunshine out there and we will talk >> mostly unmy and ♪ i've got a feeling that tonight's ♪ >> i know. i just love the song, ang. i got a feeling today's going to be a good day too because, look at her. fergie is here. bringing the glam to times square. those women with her have been getting makeovers all morning long. >> yes. >> with her new cosmetic line. in a few moments she'll be reveal it. her first interview she's given since -- >> that's right. we'll talk to her about bei
no change but those who refuse will pay an extra $50 a month for health insurance. >> it's technology-enhanced discrimination on steroids. >> reporter: the critics are having a field day calling this coercion and worrying that cvs and any other company might start firing sick workers. >> the approach they're taking is based on the assumption that somehow these people need a whip. they need to be penalized in order to make themselves healthy. >> reporter: the company says this is voluntary and it never sees the test results. in an e-mail overnight they explained that their benefits program is evolving, to help our colleagues take more responsibility for improving their health and managing health-associated costs. >> the goal of these kinds of programs is to end up with a healthier workforce. if your employees are healthy, they're going to work better and they're going to cost the employer a lot less money. >> reporter: cvs points out it's not alone and on the internet we found them. is my company's wellness program legal? the plan is called voluntary but it seems anything but. brad set
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